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Tips : Outdoor Last Updated: Mar 19th, 2010 - 11:39:35

Outdoor Tips - Animals
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Oct 10, 2007, 02:05



Orange peels can be effective in keeping cats away from certain areas.

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How to remove a skunk: We had three baby skunks living in my barn. A wild animal rehabilitator suggested feeding them slowly away from the barn, a little further each day until they moved into the woods (cat food works good to attract them away). I talked to them each time I approached the barn so they would not startle. They were accustomed to my voice and I got them out in about 2 weeks without incident. It worked great! (Becky)

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Use mothballs to keep cats away. (Michele K)

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We had a problem with raccoons invading our garbage cans. Placing vinegar on top of the garbage bags seems to keep them away. Note: Our neighbors also have tried ammonia. (Susanna)

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Cats. Try adding cocoa bean shells that you can buy in large bags at the nursery in your garden. I read that it deters cats from the garden. It is also good for the soil. (Mary)

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Cats. If you are at home while they are in your yard, a good water gun or spray with a hose nozzle a time or two usually does a good job at keeping them away from your yard. (David)

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Pesky squirrels:
1 oz. Murphy Oil Soap
1 oz. Hot Sauce
1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
*Mix everything together and put the mixture in a 22 oz. Windex bottle. Fill the rest of the bottle with water. Gently mix. Then spray everything around where they are. (anon)

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Repel mice by laying peppermint leaves around the areas they hang out. Attic, basement, etc.



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